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El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant

2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
636-724-6199
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Ranked #76 of 225 restaurants in Saint Charles
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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English first
Saint Charles, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The food reminds of Mexico! YUM!! Everyone should go there to try something that is truly good fun and drink!

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Greentown, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I am stunned to see that so many have given this place such high reviews. We were a party of four and we all found the meal less than good. For starters, the menu was rather limited, not a lot to pick from. I decided on chicken mole and expecting something yummy. I was turned off when I took my... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I stumbled onto this restaurant by accident- it was one of the best Mexican meals I've ever had (!) There's nothing fancy to the space, and it's in a rather crowded strip mall. I was completely unprepared for how much I loved the food! The salsa that came with the chips at the table was PERFECT- flavorful with just enough... More

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boston
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This isn't what I'd consider a Mexican restaurant. We order a variety of dishes and the only ones that tasted decent were the fajitas. The margaritas were weak and bland, the quesadillas were smothered in cheese and didn't taste good, the enchiladas were mushy. I wouldn't recommend this place until it fixes it's menu and raises the standard of food.... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Our favorite Mexican restaurant in St. Charles. Don't know why anyone goes to the ones that put the exact same sauce over the exact same meat and just call it enchiladas, burritos, etc. We love the pork and it is always tender, never fatty, and has been slow cooking in the sauce. Delicious.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We came into the restaurant as first timers. We sat at the bar to watch tv, the staff was very friendly and attentive, even let us change the channel on the tv! They were very busy but all keep smiles and worked very well together. I got the enchiladas and they were so good with their red sauce! I enjoyed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

The service was okay, the waiter was nice but got someones drink wrong. The frozen margarita was not blended well enough, it couldn't be drank through the straw. I don't even think there was any tequila in the other margarita, couldn't taste it at all. The food wasn't that great, I've had much better. Menu isn't very big, not much... More

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san francisco
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238 reviews 238 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I think that this restaurant is a little over-rated. I agree that the salsa and chips are excellent (deserving of the "5" rating); the chile relleno was also excellent ("4" or "5"). The rest of the meal, however, were mediocre (burrito; tortillas; rice & beans; "salad"). Service was decent; ambience was satisfactory; prices were cheap.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

This is the only Mexican Restaurant that I will go to. If you like your salsa hotter--just ask--they have another kind for us "hot" salsa eaters. The food is plentiful--you'll probably be taking some home. They will sell chips and salsa to go!!

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O'Fallon, Missouri
2 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I have been going here for years. The staff is friendly, the food is great, and the service is wonderful. Priced just right.

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